Power cut hits 400

PUBLISHED: 16:37 17 December 2008 | UPDATED: 13:48 06 May 2010

MORE than 400 people in the Wheathampstead area suffered a power cut at around 12.20pm today (Wednesday). It followed a fault in the high-voltage underground cable network and all except 63 customers had their power restored by 1.55pm. EDF Energy enginee

MORE than 400 people in the Wheathampstead area suffered a power cut at around 12.20pm today (Wednesday).

It followed a fault in the high-voltage underground cable network and all except 63 customers had their power restored by 1.55pm. EDF Energy engineers are currently working to restore power to the remainder.

A spokesperson for EDF said: "We do understand how awkward such interruptions can be and apologise to our customers for the inconvenience.


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